File:Logo of Asiatic Society of Japan.gif|thumb|Logo of the Asiatic Society of Japan, with Kanji characters in Seal script. Read top-to-bottom and right-to-left: (the society's name, one word per column).
The is a society of Japanese studies
(Japanology). Founded in 1872, the ASJ is Japan
's oldest learned society. The Honorary Patron is Hisako, Princess Takamado
. The president of the society in 2016 is Professor Sarah Moate.